A Tribute to Maya Angelou
September 25, 2014 04:15 PM - 05:30 PM
The event will include readings from Maya Angelou's poetry and prose by University faculty from the Departments of Women and Gender Studies, English and Africana World Studies.
Location: Library Auditorium
Tinker Foundation Lecture Series Presents a Lecture by Noted Scholar Alma Guillermoprieto
September 30, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Alma Guillermoprieto, an award-winning author, scholar, journalist, and speaker, will speak on Tuesday, September 30 as part of the University’s Tinker Foundation Latin American Studies Lecture Series. Her lecture,“Building an Online Altar: The 72migrantes.com Project,” will address the collective effort to build an online altar to commemorate 72 migrants assassinated during their attempt to cross the México/US border in August 2010.
Location: Cheng Library Auditorium
35 in 350: The Story of New Jersey: A Place We Call Home
October 08, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
A panel discussion organized with the exhibition, 35 in 350: The Story of New Jersey. Panelists will share historical, cultural and political perspectives on the Garden State.
Location: South Gallery
Meet the Leaders in Business Speakers Series:The Power of Reinventing Oneself
November 06, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Patricia Powell ’73 will present "The Power of Reinventing Oneself." She is a certified financial planner and president of her own independent financial planning and wealth management services firm, The Powell Financial Group, Inc., managing more than $140 million for her clients. She will focus on how people must reinvent themselves multiple times during their careers.
Location: Valley Road Auditorium
Distinguished Lecturer Series Presents Inside Science With Radiolab's Robert Krulwich
November 14, 2014 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
In this multimedia talk, Robert Krulwich, host of WNYC's award-winning Radiolab, a program that examines science, philosophy, and the human experience, dissects a series of Radiolab programs to view early drafts, ideas that turned out to be mistakes, stories that worked, and other tales.
Location: Shea Center
Why Major in Geography?
November 18, 2014 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM
The Department of Geography & Urban Studies will present, in connection with the Seventh Annual Geography Awareness Week, highlights of the University’s geography program and the importance of an education in geography.
Location: University Commons Room 168 AB
34th Annual Bilingual/ESL Conference
December 05, 2014 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Dr.Yasuko Kanno will present a lecture: Forging an Upward Path: The Access of English Language Learners to Higher Education to discuss the diverse barriers that make the pathway to higher education difficult for students.
Location: 1600 Valley Road
5th Annual Educational Technology Conference
December 12, 2014 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
This conference will address the issue of how schools can best prepare for technology-based assessments for students in grades K-12.
Location: 1600 Valley Road
31st Annual Orlando Saa Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest
May 15, 2015 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
The William Paterson University Department of Languages and Cultures will hold the 31st Orlando Saa Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest to offer middle and high school students the opportunity to recite poetry in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish, and ESL. The levels challenged will be beginner, intermediate, advanced, and native (except for Latin, and ESL). Trophies are awarded to winning students in first, second, and third place. Fourth place winners get a medal for honorable mention. All students are given a certificate of participation.
Location: University Commons Ballroom